Download Sftp Clients - Best Software & Apps

  • Cyberduck

    6.6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Elegant and efficient free FTP client

    6
    477 votes
    • PROS: Handles FTP, SFTP, Webdav and S3, Integration with external editors, Elegant interface, Integrated with Dropbox
    • CONS: Transfers may time out on SSL connections
  • FileZilla

    3.42.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Awesome free FTP client

    8
    1167 votes
    • PROS: Fast and efficient, Handles large transfers, Secure, Remote file search, Filters
    • CONS: Can't schedule transfers
  • Transmit

    4.4.8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Elegant and functional FTP client for Macs

    7
    160 votes
    • PROS: Fast transfers, Great interface, Integration with Spotlight and Finder
    • CONS: May ocassionally be unstable
  • SWiSH Max

    4

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A simpler Flash creation tool best used for Flash elements

    7
    264 votes
    • PROS: Easier to use than Adobe Flash, It incorporates a number of automated transitions and effects
    • CONS: It primarily outputs .swf format, which is under Adobe systems control, The software cannot open or save .fla files
  • FireFTP

    2.0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    FTP server integrated into Firefox

    7
    103 votes
    • PROS: Integrates an FTP client into Firefox, Easy to use, Saves profiles
    • CONS: Sometimes seems to drop connections
  • SolarWinds TFTP Server

    8.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simultaneously and reliably transfer multiple files at once

    6
    35 votes
    • PROS: Simple design, simple to use, Security features
    • CONS: Tools not properly configured
  • CuteFTP

    Pro 8.3.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A trial version Downloading program for Windows

    8
    79 votes
    • WinSCP

      5.15.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Safe, open-source file transfers

      7
      168 votes
      • PROS: Ensures FTP transfers are secure, Supports session saving, 2 interface styles, Excellent security configuration, Pared-down style
      • CONS: Not as simple as other FTP clients, Takes a while to configure security settings
    • Home FTP Server

      1.6.3.100

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      FTP server for beginners

      7
      28 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Makes FTP very simple
      • CONS: Doesn't look great, Not many advanced features
    • FileZilla Server

      0.9.44

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A server for users of the FileZilla Client

      8
      103 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Quick install, Intuitive interface
      • CONS: Lots of jargon, Steep learning curve
    • Yummy FTP

      1.11.9

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      An FTP Client With Enough Features To Feast On.

      9
      68 votes
      • PROS: Strong file management, Great permissions control, Excellent feature set, Fast on most devices
      • CONS: Hard to manage window width, Looks a bit plain, Minimal basic help, Slow on very old devices
    • WS_FTP

      Pro 2007

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Highly Trusted And Very Popular FTP Server Software

      8
      36 votes
      • PROS: Highly secure and efficient, A small program that has numerous management features, Is able to transfer large files and you may set up permissions for other users
      • CONS: It is expensive but not as expensive as creating your own FTP software, People using shared hosting will not need this software, The best features will cost you over four thousand dollars
    • FileZilla Portable

      3.6.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take your favorite FTP client anywhere

      7
      91 votes
      • PROS: Fast and easy to use, Portable - fits on a USB stick
      • CONS: Interface and preferences limited, Automatically times you out of connections
    • WFTPD Server

      3.23

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure FTP server for Windows

      -
      No votes yet
      • Tunnelier

        4.39

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        SSH In Securely Through A Tunnel Of Your Own Customization.

        7
        18 votes
        • PROS: Very feature-complete, Fantastic port forwarding, Fairly customizable, Graphical SFTP compatibility
        • CONS: Requires server compatibility, Some learning required, Some features command line only, Somewhat slow to connect
      • Fugu

        1.2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Open source SFTP

        6
        32 votes
        • PROS: SFTP, SCP, SSH, Directory upload
        • CONS: Rudimentary interface
      • Core FTP Lite

        2.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Freeware FTP client with all the functions you'll need

        8
        72 votes
        • PROS: Packed with features, Supports several security protocols
        • CONS: Not suitable for beginners to FTP, Sometimes hangs on connections
      • WinSCP Portable

        5.1.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Safe, open-source file transfers

        8
        8 votes
        • PROS: Ensures FTP transfers are secure, Supports session saving, Support for FTP. SFTP, and SCP, No installation required, 2 interface styles
        • CONS: Not as simple as other FTP clients, Takes a while to configure security settings
      • TYPsoft FTP Server

        1.08

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free and easy-to-use FTP Server

        7
        34 votes
        • BitComet

          Beta 2015.03.22

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Download and Manage Files Nicely Securely Freely

          7
          80 votes
          • PROS: Supports multiple protocols, High performance, Previews
          • CONS: Some interface problems
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